Great Neck Library happenings


Library’s Homebound ServicePatrons who are unable to leave their home due to a permanent or temporary illness or disability may qualify for the Library’s Homebound Service. For more information, call (516) 466-8055, ext. 223.

Great Neck Library Outside Book Drops Open for Returns
and Curbside Pickup for Books and Media

Outside book drops at Main, Parkville, and Great Neck House are now open for
returns.  As per CDC guidelines, all returned items are to be quarantined for 72 hours before being checked in and re-shelved. Fines will continue to be waived at this time.
Curbside pickup for books and media is now in place. The Library will be open for curbside pickup at Main and the Parkville Branch Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Holds may be placed on items using the Library’s online catalog, or by calling the Main Library Reference Department at 516-466-8055 (ext. 218/214), Children’s Department (ext. 247/249) at Main, or the Parkville Branch at ext. 273. Patrons will be called once their items are ready. There are no email notifications at this time. Holds will be held for 3 days, after which time they will be canceled. Museum passes cannot be reserved. For more information, call Reserves at ext. 223.

Library July 4 to 10

Sunday, July 5
9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Digital Escape Room
At the beginning of each week, we will share a digital escape room inspired by classic fairy tales! Check the Library’s website and Facebook page for the link as the event gets nearer.

Monday, July 6
2:00 – 2:30 PM
Fairy Tale Read Aloud
Join every weekday to hear a classic fairy tale brought to life through the voices of your favorite children’s librarians.  Sessions will be recorded and made available. LIVE on the Great Neck Library’s Facebook page:

3:00 – 3:45 PM
Explore Drawing
Join Level’s artist Laura for drawing exploration all summer long.  She will show how you can draw some of your favorite fairy tale elements to Imagine Your Story. Ages 6 to 10.  Meeting ID: 998 5093 4241 Password: drawing

7:00 – 7:30 PM
Fairy Tale Trivia
Join Librarians Justin and Kat
Zoom using Kahoot. Meeting ID: 922 5118 9376 Password: 365355.

7:00 – 8:00 PM
Book Design for Writers
All ages, but recommended for 13+.
Explore methods to design your own book, including CreateSpace, Book Creator for iPad, even Microsoft Word and more.
Zoom Meeting ID: 986 3855 9647 Password: 609913

Tuesday, July 7
9:30 – 10:30 AM
Yoga Flow facilitated by Carolyn
Series Open to All
Have a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.
Zoom Meeting ID: 849 1390 1791 Password: 781668

10:00 – 11:00 AM
Coding Club Jr.
Recommended for 8+
Meeting dates: July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 18, 25
Email before the first meeting.
Zoom Meeting ID: 995 5495 3991 Password: CodingClub

12:30 – 1:45 PM
English Conversation Class with Barbara
Zoom Meeting ID: 956 0540 7377 Password: class

1:00 – 2:00 PM
Coding Club for Young Adults
Dates: July 7, 14, 28, August 4, 18, 25
All-ages, but recommended for those who have some experience with 3D design.
Zoom Meeting ID: 985 8612 0665 Password: Code

2:00 – 3:30 PM
The 3 Bs: Brooklyn, The Bronx, and the Bungalows of Rockaway Beach
Marjorie Gottlieb Wolfe
Reminisce about Ebinger’s Bakery, Mrs. Stahl’s Knishes, Charlotte Russe, Brighton Beach Baths and more. Revisit the bungalows of Rockaway Beach, the Bronx High School of Science, and the corner candy stores with their public phone booths.
Zoom Meeting ID: 882 8621 1363 Password: 851135

Wednesday, July 8
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Web Design Club
Meeting dates: July 8, 15, 29, August 5, 19, 26
Program information will be hosted on Google Classroom. All ages welcome, though best for ages 8+.
Email to be given access to the Google Classroom.

1:00 – 2:30 PM
Writer Within facilitated by Lynda Aron
Email for Zoom room
New writers, professionals and everyone in between are welcome.  Sharing is encouraged but not required.

2:00 – 2:45 PM
Graphic Book Club: Backstagers
Join Librarian Justin for a discussion of The Backstagers Vol. 1: Rebels without Applause
Book available through Hoopla here:
Zoom Meeting ID: 962 8562 2596 Password: 462524

3:30 – 4:15 PM
Sticks in the Stacks
Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting and create something for a cause.
Zoom Meeting ID: 939 9484 5012 Password: sticks

4:00 – 4:45 PM
Summertime STEAM
Join children’s librarian Judy S. every week this summer for an activity, experiment or craft that brings STEAM into Fairytales.  Materials needed posted on Eventkeeper and across Library Social Media Channels .  Zoom ID:  867 9687 4155 Password: steam

7:00 – 7:30 PM
Pajama Storytime
LIVE on the Great Neck Library’s Facebook page.
Zoom Meeting ID: 821 7503 1623 Password: night

7:00 – 8:00 PM
The College Application Process
College admissions have been impacted by Covid-19. This workshop will examine the ever-changing landscape of the college application process. Debbie Gershow Lindell is the founder and director of Student Express. For teens and parents.
Meeting ID: 915 4295 7914 Password:  396861

Thursday. July 9
10:00 – 11:00 AM
Animation Club
All Ages but recommended for 8 and older. Younger learners may need parental assistance.
Dates: July 9, 16, 30, August 6, 20, 27
Work primarily on the mobile device app Flip-A-Clip but you can also just use a pad and paper as well. Zoom Meeting ID: 969 0404 7580 Password: Animation

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Adult Virtual STEM Lab Club
Adults 18+
Dates: July 9, 23, 30, August 6, 20, 27
Make things and learn new skills. Two devices recommended, one that can run the program and one to try out the craft for the week.
Zoom Meeting ID: 965 9328 3278 Password: Maker18

7:00 – 8:00 PM
Yoga Flow facilitated by Sharon Epstein
Series open to All
Have a yoga mat, meditation pillow to sit on, water bottle and small towel.  Dress in comfortable clothing.
Meeting ID: 848 1488 0463 Password: 462824

Friday, July 10
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Friday Film
Dough (2015)
An old Jewish baker struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high.
Watch Dough at your leisure. Join the media staff and fellow patrons in a Zoom discussion of the film. Streaming free on Kanopy with your Great Neck library card, and on Prime Video with subscription.
Zoom Meeting ID 81174157765 Password 010871



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